Diffusion of Innovation on Electronic Voting Technology Used for Village Head Election in Sambi, Sambi Sub District, Boyolali Regency, Central Java, Indonesia

Syamsul Bakhri, R. B. Soemanto, Drajat Tri Kartono

Abstract

The village head election in Sambi done with electronic voting has become an interesting topic for various local and national media. Nineteen days after the election, there was a lawsuit in Boyolali District Court and Semarang Administrative Court. This qualitative research considered as case study aims to find out the diffusion of innovation on electronic voting technology process used for village head election in Sambi. The data were validated by triangulation, the use of different sources of data. Data analysis technique used was interactive analysis method by integrating the written data, interview, and documentation from agents of change, community leader, and citizens who involved in the election process. The obtained data then were analyzed by using Rogers’ diffusion of innovation theory. The results of the research showed that the diffusion of innovation on electronic voting technology process used for village head election in Sambi was originated from Boyolali government that handles village government division, the election committees, and community leader that have a role as agents of change who initiate innovation such as e-voting technology for Sambi social system. E-voting acceptance was decided by regent of Boyolali, village head, and village consultative board. The citizens in Sambi, however, were not all of the citizens open to innovation. They only knew e-voting as a voting method. Because of dirty voter e-card and dirty screen used in the voting process, the citizens assumed that the election result was manipulated, so that there were ten citizens and one village head candidate sued in the court.

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Bakhri S., Soemanto R. and Kartono D. (2017). Diffusion of Innovation on Electronic Voting Technology Used for Village Head Election in Sambi, Sambi Sub District, Boyolali Regency, Central Java, Indonesia.In 2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 2: ICSE, ISBN 978-989-758-316-2, pages 360-364. DOI: 10.5220/0007109710001004


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icse17,
author={Syamsul Bakhri and R. B. Soemanto and Drajat Tri Kartono},
title={Diffusion of Innovation on Electronic Voting Technology Used for Village Head Election in Sambi, Sambi Sub District, Boyolali Regency, Central Java, Indonesia},
booktitle={2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 2: ICSE,},
year={2017},
pages={360-364},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007109710001004},
isbn={978-989-758-316-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - 2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 2: ICSE,
TI - Diffusion of Innovation on Electronic Voting Technology Used for Village Head Election in Sambi, Sambi Sub District, Boyolali Regency, Central Java, Indonesia
SN - 978-989-758-316-2
AU - Bakhri S.
AU - Soemanto R.
AU - Kartono D.
PY - 2017
SP - 360
EP - 364
DO - 10.5220/0007109710001004